Safetech worked with the owners of a heritage-listed home in Elizabeth Bay NSW to install a vehicle scissor lift that would provide safe travel down to the basement level. The paving pattern on the trafficable roof has been laid out to match the surroundings, providing a seamless transition when the lift is lowered.

Looking to refurbish the whole house, the owners were constrained by the need to conform to the strict rules surrounding what they could change in a heritage property. The owners also wanted more onsite parking due to the busy surrounding roads. This led to the excavation in front of the house to create basement parking; due to the limited footprint, a vehicle lift was the most practical solution to access the basement.

One of the obstacles was that they were not allowed to build a permanent carport style structure in front of the main building. This is how a Safetech trafficable roof vehicle lift became the perfect solution for this project.

Safetech vehicle lift - basement

We worked directly with the owner of the property ensuring the installation was completed to our sterling standard. Even going so far as to fly one of our specialists from Victoria to resolve a surface finishes issue that arose from its short transit to the site.

Key highlights of the installation:

  • Lifting capacity 3500kg, with an additional 2000kg of paving on the trafficable roof.
  • Available floor-to-floor travel of up to 3800mm
  • Travel speed 6m/min with 22kW power unit
  • Platform size: 6 x 3 m